Sex toys worth £1,000,000 stolen as lorry driver slept in lay-by

The sex toys were stolen from a lorry in a layby near Kettering (Picture: Google Street View)

A truck driver was left unable to deliver his load after thieves stole £1million worth of sex toys from the back of his vehicle.

The assortment of goods was meant to go to Rocks-Off Ltd in Northamptonshire, but was stolen from a lay-by while the driver slept.

While the thieves are likely to be satisfied with their load, it is likely they could get do hard time as police launch an appeal to track them down.

They arrived for their haul and buzzed off at some point between 1am and 6.30am on September 18.

Police want to hear from anyone who may have heard the thieves coming and going at the layby on the A43 between the A14 and Broughton Village.

If convicted they face a stiff sentence of up to seven years for theft.

Northamptonshire Police said: ‘The incident happened on Wednesday, September 18, between 1am and 6.30am, in the lay-by between the A14 and Broughton village, and involved a lorry travelling from Felixstowe to Kettering in order to deliver its load to Rocks-Off Ltd, a business based in Cunliffe Drive.

‘At some point between 1am and 6.30am, the trailer was broken into and £1 million worth of goods were stolen.’

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.


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